Tuesday, June 5 2012
At a recent gig at the Sound Academy in Toronto, perennial PopMatters fave Talib Kweli debuted a new song in tribute to the Beastie Boys' Adam Yauch, who recently passed away. Word is, his sixth album Prisoner of Conscious will be on the way this year, but no release date has been announced yet. We are eagerly awaiting it.
Monday, May 7 2012
MCA's 2011 Sundance short is a celebrity-packed homage to everything the Beastie Boys were about.
Monday, October 31 2011
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recently announced its 15 nominees for its 2012 induction class. Once again, that means the blogosphere is abuzz with complaints about the Hall's irrelevancy. Are they legitimate?
Monday, July 25 2011
The Beastie Boys, in action figure form, battle an anti-Beasties group in their new music video.
Friday, December 24 2010
Wednesday, September 29 2010
When the list of nominated artists for the 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame was released this morning, there were a few surprises.
Tuesday, July 20 2010
Monday, March 22 2010
Thursday, December 3 2009
This is more about the surprise I felt when an hour after my heart ached for my own mother it ached again in a similar way for someone whom I have never actually met. So I’ve spent probably months listening to the Beastie Boys. So what? This gives me the right? The short answer is “Yes. Yes, it does."
Thursday, October 29 2009
If Hello Nasty seems less unusual than it did on its appearance in 1998, its inventiveness should not be overlooked.